Council Assessment Panel

The role of Council's Council Assessment Panel (CAP) is to make decisions on development applications presented by Council planning staff.

As required by the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 (the Act), the Panel consists of five members, with a minimum of four independent members. In its’ role as planning authority, the CAP operates under the Act (and during the transition to the Act, the Development Act 1993).

CAP meetings are scheduled for the 4th Tuesday of each month at the Council offices commencing 6pm, unless otherwise advised.

The public and media are welcome at meetings, however there are general protocols for those wishing to observe the proceedings. Members of the gallery cannot take part in debate at meetings, do not need to stay for the entire meeting, and may leave quietly at any time.

Operating Procedures for CAP are available here (to be established at the first meeting 24 October 2017).

Access to agendas and minutes of meetings are available from the Business Papers Search page. 

CAP Membership

Presiding Member
Mr Doug Wallace

Independent Members
Mr Ross Bateup
Ms Stephanie Johnston
Mr John Watson

Elected Members
Ms Linda Caruso
Mr Steve White, as Deputy Elected Member

Code of Conduct

The Minister for Planning has adopted a code of conduct that is to be observed by all members of the CAP.  The code of conduct is available here.

Complaints or concerns about behaviour that is in contravention of the code of conduct must be addressed in writing to the State Planning Commission.

http://www.saplanningcommission.sa.gov.au
Phone: (08) 7109 7466
Post: GPO Box 1815, Adelaide SA 5001

Assessment Manager

The CAP has an Assessment Manager that, amongst other things, is appointed to manage the staff and operations of the assessment panel as well as provide advice to the assessment panel (as appropriate).

Mr Chris Zafiropoulos, Manager Development Services has been appointed as the Assessment Manager to the CAP.

Email: czafiropoulos@salisbury.sa.gov.au
Telephone: (08) 8406 8222
Correspondence to: PO Box 8, SALISBURY  SA  5108